Pollinator Project Planting Party! April 24th

Thank you to everyone that made it out this Sunday! Together, we are working towards a more sustainable community!    

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VILLAGE BUILDING CONVERGENCE 2017 – Info Session

The Lloyd EcoDistrict, in partnership with Go Lloyd, is happy to announce that our application for the Village Building Convergence (VBC)  has been accepted! And we are reaching out to  the community that lives, works and plays in the Lloyd EcoDistrict to see how you can be involved and shape the projects in the District!   More about City Repair: City […]

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2016 Lloyd Eco Fair April 15th & 16th

Mark your calendars for this educational family-friendly event! In celebration of Earth Month, Lloyd EcoDistrict is organizing the second annual Eco Fair in the Lloyd District. We’re teaming up again with the Lloyd Center to bring together local businesses and organizations for a two-day event to promote sustainable practices in our community.  The fair will […]

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IAAF World Indoor Championships March 17th -20th

The 16th edition of the biennial meet – which features more than 600 athletes from as many as 214 different countries from around the world – will be held March 17-20 in Portland. It begins at the Moda Center with the men’s and women’s pole vault on March 17, followed by three full days of […]

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E-Bikes Take Over Lloyd District!

If you saw an unusual number of people zooming around the Lloyd District on electric bicycles (e-bikes) in June, you were probably witnessing the Lloyd EcoDistrict E-Bike Challenge. This collaboration between Lloyd EcoDistrict and electric vehicle manufacturer, GenZe, promoted the use of the e-bike as a zero-emissions office fleet vehicle. Participating companies were given an […]

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The Economic Value of EcoDistricts

Last month, McKinsey & Company published an article titled “Building the cities of the future with green districts.” Using 25 “green district” technologies and design elements as proxies, they studied implementing these in three distinct international geographic regions and looked at the environmental, social, and economic implications. What they found aligns with the principles that […]

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Ode to Oscar: We love trash

When you throw an energy bar wrapper “away”, where does it go? And how much does it cost to throw it “away”? These questions are easy to overlook at work, where we often have trashcans in convenient locations and don’t pay the garbage bill. Even at home, the garbage bill is just that – a […]

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Win a GenZe E-bike for your office!

Imagine being able to run errands at lunch and go to meetings quickly and efficiently without stepping into a car or waiting for a bus. Bicycles are a great way to get around town, especially in Portland. Many people are interested in trying this alternative form of transportation, but don’t want to break a sweat […]

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Lloyd Eco Fair Brings Together Residents and Businesses in the Lloyd District

If you walked by Lloyd Center on April 10th and 11th, you may have noticed a crowd of people sporting bright green reusable shopping bags, carrying new reusable coffee mugs and exchanging high fives with Slim, Pacific Power’s safety mascot. This was our first annual Lloyd Eco Fair and it was a great success. We […]

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Imagine Greener Streets in the Lloyd District

Imagine that you are walking down a street in the Lloyd District that is lush and green. Cars and MAX trains roll by, but small trees line the streets and intentional landscaping create a peaceful setting that feels more like a pedestrian oasis of open space than a dense, urban corridor. This picture could become […]

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Seniors and Businesses Work Together in Lloyd EcoDistrict

February brought Lloyd District seniors and Lloyd Center businesses together for another Age-Friendly Campaign. Focused on businesses in the Lloyd Center mall, the program trained volunteers on how to provide businesses with constructive feedback on engaging older adult customers. Small things, such as providing seats for customers, clearly marked signs, and age-appropriate communication, can make […]

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New Year’s Resolutions and a Day of Service

January brings a new year, and a new year often brings resolutions. At Lloyd EcoDistrict, our resolutions involve creating more connections in our community and finding ways to make the Lloyd District an even better place to live, work and play. In 2015, we’ll be expanding our Age-Friendly program to the Lloyd Center, and hosting […]

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